Jonathan Arrieta's love of baseball was always beyond question. Five axnious days in May brought that home.
The Montwood alum, now a senior first baseman for a powerful Arkansas Tech baseball team, suffered the disappointment of losing a Great American Conference tournament championship game on May 18. Then came almost a week wondering if that was how his career would end.
The wait was to find out if the Wonder Boys had qualified for an at-large bid to the NCAA Division II Central Region Tournament, and by all indications and rankings, they were squarely on the bubble.